Administrative Assistant, Programs

Salary: 
$57,802 – $65,054 plus $1,468.43 bilingual bonus (expired salary)
Employment type: 
Term up to six months
Location: 
Ottawa Headquarters
Closing Date: 
Tue, 09 Jul 2019 15:30 EDT
English requirements: 
Comprehension
Spoken
Written
French requirements: 
Comprehension
Spoken
Written
Search area: 
Employees of PSAC, Components, and PSAC Holdings Ltd
Members giving PSAC membership number
General public
Competition Number: 
9320-0002A-019
Branch/Section: 
Membership Programs Branch
Group: 
AEU 2
Classification: 
Band 6
Purpose of position: 

Under the direction of the Coordinator, is part of a team that provides assistance to the logistical administration of the six (6) National Conferences (Health and Safety, Access, Pride, Women’s, Racially Visible members and Aboriginal Peoples), the Equal Opportunities Committee, and The National Aboriginal Peoples' Circle and provides bilingual secretarial and administrative assistance to assigned Programs in the Section.

Qualifications: 

Education and Experience:

  • General administrative and secretarial knowledge and ability associated with successful completion of business and/or secretarial training, or equivalent, normally acquired through several years in providing secretarial services relevant to the duties of the position.

Knowledge:

  • Basic knowledge of trade union role, objectives and activities as well as some familiarity with government organizations, practices and procedures.

Abilities:

  • Ability to apply effectively transcribing, typing and clerical skills in both official languages; proficiency in spelling and in the application and usage of English / French grammars and a good vocabulary;
  • Ability to operate a personal computer and a high degree of work processing skills using Word, Windows, e-mail, spreadsheets (ideally Excel), data base software (ideally Access) and FrontPage;
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in  both official languages;
  • Ability to independently organize, plan and determine work priorities in order to meet strict deadlines in an environment with multiple and competing priorities;
  • Ability to work independently as well as cooperatively with others in team environment.

Personal suitability:

  • Commitment to union and equity principles;
  • High degree of initiative and good judgment.

A detailed job description is available on our website:  http://psacunion.ca/jobs-psac  or upon request.

The PSAC is committed to employment equity and is actively seeking to ensure a representative workforce. We encourage applications from members of equity seeking groups.